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Thomas Jefferson University & Muhlenberg College
Occupational Therapy

3+2 EMOT

Earn both the Bachelor’s degree and Master of Science (MS) degrees in five years after graduation from high school.

Apply for admission to the 3+2 Entry-level Master’s OT (EMOT) program using the regular Muhlenberg undergraduate application.  If admitted, you will spend the first three years at Muhlenberg and then proceed to Jefferson for the final two years of Occupational Therapy coursework and fieldwork.  Earn your bachelor's degree from Muhlenberg after successful completion of the first year at Jefferson College of Health Professions.  Jefferson awards a master's degree in Occupational Therapy after successful completion of the final year at JCHP.

Admission Requirements

- Cumulative high school GPA of 3.2 or higher.
- SAT I scores must be 1280 or higher from the Critical Reading and Math sections or ACT composite
   of 29 or higher

Application Requirements & Deadline

- Complete an undergraduate Muhlenberg College admissions application and supplemental application
   (including Letter of Intent) by January 1
- Personal interview with Muhlenberg College Admissions before January 1
- Official high school transcripts
- official SAT I test scores
- Essay
- Activities resume (including OT hours)
- Application fee.

Curriculum Options

- 3 years in the BA in Psychology at Muhlenberg
- Credits earned during the first year at Jefferson will be counted toward the completion of the
   Muhlenberg College degree

Curriculum Requirement

- Students must earn at least a 3.0 overall GPA and in the sciences
- A grade of at least 'C' is required to transfer prerequisite coursework to Jefferson

For more information, please contact

Don Sharples, Director of Graduate Admissions
Jefferson College of Health Professions
(215) 503-1044

Nicole Rothbaum
Assistant Director of Admission
Muhlenberg College
(484) 664-3203

Read more about the partnership on Muhlenberg’s website or read more about the OT program on JCHP’s website. 

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